VICE PRESIDENT & CEO – V+O GROUP Yiannis Olympios is the Vice-President and CEO of V+O GROUP. He is actively engaged in the overall communication strategy and consulting of major international and local businesses. He worked from 1990 to 1993 for the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Ministry’s Spokesperson for the foreign press. For the last 20 years he specializes in privatizations, issues management and large-scale transactions. He has contributed as a communication advisor to nearly all major privatization projects in Greece. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Comparative Development, focusing on the role of scenarios in policy planning, from Bristol University (UK). He is an active member of Greece’s leading think tanks. He is fluent both in English and French.